Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Spray-On Bioplastic Shield Stops Weeds
Herbicide-resistant weeds will be forgotten if Vaishali Sharda is successful with her spray-on bioplastic. The Kansas State University researcher recently received a $6 million grant to continue her work using bioplastic to control weeds and reduce soil erosion.
Corn Header Reduces Shelling And Wear
Fantini corn header choppers shut off fast. Make a quarter-turn on one bolt per gearbox, and the chopper is on or off.
“It only takes 5 to 10 min. for the entire header with just one wrench,” says Lee Moran, Fantini North America. “A lot of corn header chopp...[more]
Farm Sitting Service Takes Off
Chris Youngmark is a matchmaker for folks interested in doing farm sitting and those farmers who need them. In the past, family members, friends, and close neighbors could be counted on to take care of things when people went on a trip. In many areas, that’s no longer the case. Professional farm s...[more]
Seed Tenders Built Right, Priced Right
The EC Series SpeedTenders have state-of-the-art features and a retail price of $38,475. Those factors have stoked demand, according to Mike Vujea, J&M Manufacturing.
“The ‘Bottom-less Pit’ auger and the Echo Dispense System are our two most valued features on the E...[more]
Custom Grader Levels, Wipes Out Potholes
D. A. Hochstetler & Sons manufactures the Reliable Driveway Finisher Grader. This heavy-duty attachment has adjustable cutting edges and will excavate and grade driveways, parking lots, and construction sites. It’s suitable for both commercial and residential buyers.
Beam Eliminates Snow Ridges
Eric Pederson didn’t like the tall ridges left on the sides of his driveway after using his loader bucket to clear snow. When the next North Dakota wind came through, it would blow the snow back onto his driveway.
“So, I was looking at wings on road graders,” Pederson s...[more]